Just before the rain could come and wash them away, some area runners, both professional and amateur, dashed through a 5-K at Westgate Park.
The top three Association Chapter of the 280th Air National Guard hosted its very 1st Minuteman 5-K on Saturday.
There was a ceremony at the end of the race, and trophies were given out to the fastest male and female.
Medals were given for the fastest males and females by age group and also for those runners with the fastest baby strollers.
Members of the guard were out to show the community how they guard America and defend freedom.